Browsing can be a great way to encounter books you'd otherwise miss, or to open yourself up to new discoveries and inspiration. Use the following call numbers ranges to browse in the library stacks. Similar books are very often collocated on the shelves, but it's a good to keep an open mind as you browse as some books may be classified differently than you'd think.
Refer to the General Information: Books page for help reading call numbers.
NC845-915 Graphic art materials
NC997-1003 Commercial art. Advertising art
NC1280-1284 Printed ephemera. Imagerie populaire
NC1300-1766 Pictorial humor, caricature, etc.
NC1860-1896 Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc.
NK1160-1590 Decoration and Ornament. Design.
Z4-8 History of books and bookmaking
Z116-659 Book industries and trade
Z116.A2 Treatises on the modern printed book
Z116.A3 Book design
Z231-234 Printers and printing establishments
Z234 Medallic history of printing. Tokens
Z235-236 Printer's marks, mottoes, etc.
Z237 Paper. Watermarks, etc.
Z240-241.5 Incunabula. Block books Including broadsides, playing cards
Z242.9-264.5 Practical printing Including printing as a business, layout, paper and ink, machinery, type and type founding, electrotyping, desktop publishing, typesetting, presswork
Z265-265.5 Representation or reproduction of books, documents, etc., by photography, microphotography, or other means
Z266-276 Bookbinding. Book decoration
Z278-549 Bookselling and publishing
Z657-659 Freedom of the press. Censorship